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About the Author
David E. Apter is the Henry J. Heinz Professor of Comparative Political and Social Development at Yale University and the Director of the Program for Comparative Development at the Center for Area and International Studies at Yale. He also serves as the Director of the Legitimization of Violence Project of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Geneva.
Table of ContentsPreface - Notes on the Contributors - Political Violence in Analytical Perspective; D.E.Apter - The Maturation of a Cosmocrat and the Building of a Discourse Community: The Case of Shining Path; C.I. Degregori - Politics, Violence, Writing: The Rituals of 'Armed Struggle' in Italy; D.Moss - Violence as Memory and Desire: Neo-Nazism in Contemporary Germany; B.Weaver - Remythologizing Discourses: State and Insurrectionary Violence in Sri Lanka; B.Kapferer - The Lebanese Shi'a and Political Violence; E.Picard - 'Reading' Violence: Ireland; P.Arthur - ETA and Basque Political Violence; M.Wieviorka - Violent Exchanges: Reflections on Political Violence in Colombia; M.Deas - Index